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Farmers of Zimbabwe - Nigerian Scam Example
Nigerian Scam Example:
(Received from scammers, August 2004)
My name is Teressa Macurley the daughter of
Mr.williams macurley of Zimbabwe.It might be a surprise to
you where I got your contact address but I got your
contact address from the Johannesburg Chambers of
Trade and Commerce.
During the last crises against the farmers of
Zimbabwe by the supporters of our President Robert
Mugabe to claim the farms in our
country, he ordered all the farmers to surrender
their farms to his party members and their
followers.My father was one of the best farmers in the
country and knowing that he did not support the
Presidents political ideology, the Presidents
supporters invaded my fathers farm burnt down
everything, killed him and confiscated all his
After the death of my father, my mother and I decided to move out
of Zimbabwe for the safety of our lives! . We took along with us
the money my father kept in the safe in my mothers house,which
amounted to the sum of US$7Million to the Republic of South
Africa.where we now seek political asylum. the money has been
tranfered to a finacial house overseas My Mother and I have
decided to contact any reliable overseas firm or persons who
could assist us to claim this money out from the finacial house
because we as asylum seeker here in South Africa we are not
allowed certain financial rights like operating a bank account.
We need you to open a non-resident account through which this
fund will be channeled out to your nominated overseas account.If
my preposition is considered, for assisting us to transfer this
money to your country, we will offer you $1million dollars of the
total fund, while me and my family will like to invest in your
country under your guidance and assistance. Your urgent response
to my personal box will be h! ighly appreciated. (
firstname.lastname@example.org) anxiously waiting for you reply. thank you.
For the family.